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Tammy Gordon Pleads Guilty in U.S. Federal Cour

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Bill Mercer, United States Attorney for the District of Montana, announced today that during a federal court session in Billings on February 26, 2009, before Chief U.S. District Judge Richard F. Cebull, TAMMY GORDON, a 44-year-old resident of Columbus, pled guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine. Sentencing is set for May 28, 2009. She is currently detained.

In an Offer of Proof filed by the United States, the government stated it would have proved at trial the following:

GORDON was involved with other individuals in a conspiracy to possess and distribute over 500 grams of methamphetamine in the Billings area.

GORDON faces possible penalties of a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison and could be sentenced to life, a $4,000,000 fine and 5 years supervised release.

Assistant U.S. Attorney James E. Seykora prosecuted the case for the United States.

The investigation was conducted by the Billings Big Sky Safe Streets Task Force.



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